Health Tip: Treat Your Sty
(HealthDay News) -- A sty is a swollen, painful bump that forms on the edge of the eyelid. Although it causes some discomfort, it typically isn't serious and is easy to treat.
A sty can produce discharge, tearing, crusting on the eyelid and a scratchy feeling in the eye.
A sty usually goes away in seven-to-10 days with proper treatment, the American Academy of Family Physicians says.
Here are the academy's suggestions for treating a sty:
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